From J.K. Rowling to Kristen Wiig, Top 5 Feminists of the 21st Century

Who are the most inspirational feminists of the 21st century?

In putting together a list of five inspirational women who have in some way helped or encouraged feminism through their work, I looked for those who didn’t necessarily fit the stereotypical idea of a feminist, largely because the stereotypical idea of a feminist doesn’t accurately portray the goals of the movement.

To me, the true core of the feminist movement is the desire to create a more equitable world; a world in which there are no limits placed on achievement based on one’s gender. These women have encompassed this in their work, and in doing so have inspired our generation (Note: This list is in no particular order.):

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